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Re: kiosks again?

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1999 10:12:01 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19990909101159.00ea5b44@pop3.concentric.net>
To: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi David,

The Netshift Kiosk that's the subject of the Kiosk Conference you found is
described at

http://www.internet-kiosk.com/

It runs on top of navigator or explorer, under windows 95 or NT, and has
keyboard and mouse access (cf. http://www.netshift.com/faq-03.html )

There is no mention of speech output or any other accessibility issues.

However, perhaps  pwKiosk, which is Productivity Works' implementation of
Trace's EZ Access, could be ported to the hardware (it adds a button via
the USB port). (cf http://www.prodworks.com/productsindex.htm#pwkiosk )

Len


At 06:17 PM 9/8/99 -0400, you wrote:
>this one says it is an internet kiosk.  anyone know what's up with
>regard to its potential for accessibility?
>http://www.internet-kiosk.com/
>
>this conference features the product in question and it seems to be
>quite prevelant.
>Thanks!
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